Master of Professional Accounting

Approved Abbreviation: MProfAcc

Western Sydney University Course Code: 2689.1

CRICOS Code: 021362M

Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced.  This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2004 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

This course is an accredited graduate conversion course which provides opportunities for applicants holding a degree in any discipline, other than an accredited accounting major, recognised as equivalent to an Australian three year undergraduate (bachelor) degree, to complete the pre-entry education requirements for CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Study Mode
Eighteen months full-time or three years part-time.

Advanced standing

A maximum of three introductory units may be granted as advanced standing.

Accredited by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).


Applicants must have successfully completed an Australian (bachelor) undergraduate degree or equivalent in any discipline other than an accredited accounting major.

Applications for the course must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).


International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International Office

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof can be found on the Universities Admissions Centre website (UAC).

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 120 credit points which consists of the core units listed below.

Core Units

200396Introductory Accounting
200424Statistics for Accountants (PG)
200432Commercial Law
200400Company Accounting
200426Corporate Finance
200433Company Law
200494Management Accounting
200397Revenue Law (PG)
200399Information Systems for Accountants
200401Accounting Theory and Applications

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